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Soils, Landscape and their Management (6 points)


Leader: Dr Meredith Orr

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Relationships of soil development to landscape processes, and Australian soil management in the context of past, present and future environmental change. Students are presented with a number of soil development problems and management issues, and explore alternative land uses and sustainable land management for Australian environments.

Assessment: Written (2000 words): 40% + Examinations (2 hours): 30% + Practical work/fieldwork: 30%

Contact Hours: 4 hours per week on average (two lectures and one lecture plus one 3-hour practical in alternate weeks, and one 2 day field trip)

Prerequisites: GES2130

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